The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday there had been a breach of security protecting a database serving its public website. This led to the theft of email addresses and other contact data left by people registering for events at ECB.
Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain customers` data for a year, saying the move was vital to protect national security following a decision by Europe`s top court.
A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden, the US military`s top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder`s corpse.
Yahoo has again come under the fire over privacy issues as its users are complaining that sensitive information is being received on email ids which were recently reassigned after being in dormant state for a year.